NUS Computing - News NUS Computing, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, NUS, Singapore Universities /about/depts/cs/news 2018-05-27T11:00:14+08:00 NUS comlimsi@nus.edu.sg Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Professor David Rosenblum receives Distinguished Service Award 2018-05-24T08:00:00+08:00 2018-05-24T08:00:00+08:00 /?id=2409:2018-drosenblum comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">24 May 2018 – <a href="http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~david/">Professor David Rosenblum</a> was conferred the <a href="http://sigsoft.org/awards/distinguishedServiceAward.html">ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Service Award</a> for his dedicated service and exceptional contributions to the software engineering community.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">24 May 2018 – <a href="http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~david/">Professor David Rosenblum</a> was conferred the <a href="http://sigsoft.org/awards/distinguishedServiceAward.html">ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Service Award</a> for his dedicated service and exceptional contributions to the software engineering community.</p> Senior Lecturer Dr Soo Yuen Jien wins Outstanding Educator Award 2018-05-15T08:00:00+08:00 2018-05-15T08:00:00+08:00 /?id=2404:2018-universityawards comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">15 May 2018 – <a href="https://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~sooyj/">Senior Lecturer Dr Soo Yuen Jien</a> was awarded the <a href="http://www.nus.edu.sg/uawards/">University Awards 2018</a> <a href="http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg/tawards/oea-winners.htm">Outstanding Educator Award</a> yesterday evening, at the University Cultural Centre.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">15 May 2018 – <a href="https://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~sooyj/">Senior Lecturer Dr Soo Yuen Jien</a> was awarded the <a href="http://www.nus.edu.sg/uawards/">University Awards 2018</a> <a href="http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg/tawards/oea-winners.htm">Outstanding Educator Award</a> yesterday evening, at the University Cultural Centre.</p> In recognition of excellence 2018-05-14T08:05:00+08:00 2018-05-14T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2405:2018-universityawards comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Senior Lecturer Dr Soo Yuen Jien from NUS Computing received the Outstanding Educator Award for his efforts to transform learning through new technologies and collaborative ground-up approaches. The Outstanding Educator Award is one of five awards presented at the NUS University Awards to honour faculty members who have distinguished themselves in teaching, research, and service.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Senior Lecturer Dr Soo Yuen Jien from NUS Computing received the Outstanding Educator Award for his efforts to transform learning through new technologies and collaborative ground-up approaches. The Outstanding Educator Award is one of five awards presented at the NUS University Awards to honour faculty members who have distinguished themselves in teaching, research, and service.</p> Platform makes managing volunteers easier 2018-05-10T08:05:00+08:00 2018-05-10T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2403:2018-bantu comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Information Systems student Nicholas Ooi and Computer Science alumnus Han Lynn, together with FASS students Joshua Foong and Janelle Lee, co-founded Bantu,&nbsp;a platform for organisations to manage their volunteers effectively. Data such as a person's skill set, number of hours volunteered and volunteer locations can be keyed in and pulled up with a click.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Information Systems student Nicholas Ooi and Computer Science alumnus Han Lynn, together with FASS students Joshua Foong and Janelle Lee, co-founded Bantu,&nbsp;a platform for organisations to manage their volunteers effectively. Data such as a person's skill set, number of hours volunteered and volunteer locations can be keyed in and pulled up with a click.</p> Assistant Professor Kuldeep Meel wins prestigious doctoral thesis award 2018-05-08T10:00:00+08:00 2018-05-08T10:00:00+08:00 /?id=2402:2018-ralphbudd comwsyc <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">8 May 2018 – <a href="http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~meel/">Assistant Professor Kuldeep Meel</a> won the 2018 Ralph Budd Award from his alma mater, <a href="http://www.rice.edu/">Rice University</a>, on 28 April 2018, in Houston, Texas.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">8 May 2018 – <a href="http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~meel/">Assistant Professor Kuldeep Meel</a> won the 2018 Ralph Budd Award from his alma mater, <a href="http://www.rice.edu/">Rice University</a>, on 28 April 2018, in Houston, Texas.</p> Is My Phone Spying On Me? 2018-05-03T08:05:00+08:00 2018-05-03T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2401:2018-talkingpoint comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">NUS Computing Senior IT Architect and tech blogger Lai Zit Seng shared his views on voice recognition assistants in smartphones on Mediacorp Channel 5's Talking Point episode on the dangers of smartphones listening in and recording our daily conversations.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">NUS Computing Senior IT Architect and tech blogger Lai Zit Seng shared his views on voice recognition assistants in smartphones on Mediacorp Channel 5's Talking Point episode on the dangers of smartphones listening in and recording our daily conversations.&nbsp;</p> Dr Ooi Beng Chin joins board of directors at ComfortDelGro 2018-04-26T08:05:00+08:00 2018-04-26T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2399:2018-comfortdelgro comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">NUS Computing Distinguished Professor Ooi Beng Chin was recently appointed as a director in transport company ComfortDelGro. Dr Ooi specialises in big data and artificial intelligence.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">NUS Computing Distinguished Professor Ooi Beng Chin was recently appointed as a director in transport company ComfortDelGro. Dr Ooi specialises in big data and artificial intelligence.&nbsp;</p> S'pore Firm Behind Roti-Making Robot Earned US$20M Sales In First Year - Now Raised US$30M Funding 2018-04-18T08:05:00+08:00 2018-04-18T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2391:2018-zimplistic comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Zimplistic, the parent company behind the fully-automated flatbread-making robot Rotimatic, has just secured S$39.3 million in funding.&nbsp;Rishi Israni, Computer Science alumnus, is the CEO and co-founder of Zimplistic. he founded the company with his wife in 2008 and created Rotimatic, a fully-automated flatbread-making robot.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Zimplistic, the parent company behind the fully-automated flatbread-making robot Rotimatic, has just secured S$39.3 million in funding.&nbsp;Rishi Israni, Computer Science alumnus, is the CEO and co-founder of Zimplistic. he founded the company with his wife in 2008 and created Rotimatic, a fully-automated flatbread-making robot.</p> Singapore's Dexecure raises US$762K in seed funding to help speed up sites by 40% 2018-04-17T08:05:00+08:00 2018-04-17T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2386:2018-dexecure comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Dexecure, a software startup started by NUS Computing alumnus Inian&nbsp;Parameshwaran, announced that it has raised S$1million seed funding. The platform&nbsp;aims to help businesses speed up their mobile and desktop sites by 40 per cent using the startup’s unique algorithm.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Dexecure, a software startup started by NUS Computing alumnus Inian&nbsp;Parameshwaran, announced that it has raised S$1million seed funding. The platform&nbsp;aims to help businesses speed up their mobile and desktop sites by 40 per cent using the startup’s unique algorithm.</p> A 27-year-old PhD holder has a plan to make blockchain mainstream 2018-04-12T08:05:00+08:00 2018-04-12T08:05:00+08:00 /?id=2382:2018-kyber-network comwsyc <p style="text-align: justify;">Loi Luu, a 27 year old PhD computer science graduate from NUS Computing, researched about cryptocurrencies and the security of smart contracts during his studies. He is the CEO and co-founder of Kyber Network, a novel and simple-to-use completely decentralised exchange that lives entirely on the blockchain. The exchange aims to convert one crptocurrency to another within seconds.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Loi Luu, a 27 year old PhD computer science graduate from NUS Computing, researched about cryptocurrencies and the security of smart contracts during his studies. He is the CEO and co-founder of Kyber Network, a novel and simple-to-use completely decentralised exchange that lives entirely on the blockchain. The exchange aims to convert one crptocurrency to another within seconds.&nbsp;</p>